• Short Summary

    THE DAY BEFORE THE PEOPLE'S CONGRESS DECISION TO STRIP HIM OF HIS TITLE OF LIFE PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA HAD A MEETING WITH THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CONGRESS, GENERAL ABDUL HARIS NASUTION.

  • Description

    THE DAY BEFORE THE PEOPLE'S CONGRESS DECISION TO STRIP HIM OF HIS TITLE OF LIFE PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA HAD A MEETING WITH THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CONGRESS, GENERAL ABDUL HARIS NASUTION. THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THAT GENERAL NASUTION HAD ENTERED THE MERDEKA STATE PALACE (PRESIDENTIAL PALACE) FOR ABOUT SIX MONTHS.

    THE NEXT DAY, THE PEOPLE'S CONGRESS ANNOUNCED ITS DECISION TO STRIP PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF HIS LIFE PRESIDENCY - WHICH IT HAD CONFERRED ON HIM THREE YEARS AGO - AND SET UP A SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE PRESIDENT'S POLITICAL TEACHINGS. THEY ALSO CALLED ON PRESIDENT SUKARNO TO REPORT ON THE ABORTIVE COUP LAST AUTUMN AND TO EXPLAIN THE CURRENT ECONOMIC CHAOS IN THE COUNTRY.

    THE CONGRESS ALSO BANNED COMMUNISM.

    OVERALL ADMINISTRATIVE POWER HAS BEEN HANDED OVER TO THE ARMY'S STRONGMAN, LIEUTENANT GENERAL SUHARTO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5ULBD0RYBK6ZFPWC9E441B9WY
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ULBD0RYBK6ZFPWC9E441B9WY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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